paratransit

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paratransit

(păr″ă-trănzĭt) [″ + transit]
Transportation shared by a number of individuals or agencies to deliver patients or nursing home residents to specific facilities or services. Paratransit vehicles share some elements with municipal buses and private cars that meet immediate personal transportation demands. They are typically wheelchair-accessible vans or buses. They can be contracted to be available on-call or may make scheduled trips between health care facilities.
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This compares to the three Dial a Ride buses the council would operate at maximum capacity," reports Cllr Coppinger.
Hillary Smith, of Rhuddlan, has held the position at Dial a Ride (North Denbighshire) Ltd, which is based in Rhyl, for about 10 years and has been a trustee since it started in 1997.
Like all other community transport groups in the region, Dial a Ride (DAR) has concerns regarding the Community Transport Concessionary Fares Initiative (CTFI).
CONSIDERATION of possible cuts to the operating hours of Middlesbrough's Dial a Ride service have been put on hold.
Middlesbrough Council is looking to merge the Dial a Ride service with the transport service for people attending day centres.
Conservative parliamentary candidate Matt Wright and Rhuddlan Cllr Ann Davies at Dial a Ride HQ in Rhyl
AT our recent community meeting we read the letter Dial A Ride Disaster (20.
As members of Redcar & Cleveland's Dial a Ride service, we use the service as a means to an end.
08) to highlight how pleased we are with the borough's Dial a Ride service, showing readers that it is anything but a disaster.
We have introduced some operational changes after consultation with Dial a Ride members, who asked for restrictions on the number of block bookings.
A pounds 150,000 investment is being made in the Dial a Ride service in Red car and Cleveland.
The Dial a Ride service is again being operated directly by Red car and Cleveland Council.